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http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/26/opini ... ?hpt=hp_c3
This opinion piece argues that the nomination is hers, if she wants it, and outlines her many strengths and experience. Some don't see her accomplishments as SOS as 'great', but I think that's partly the result of the difficulties of the situations (Iran, Israel & the Palestinians, North Korea, Russia, etc.). She's certainly been competent and hardworking, and I would trust her at the helm of the nation more than many of the politicians either side has put forward in recent years. At least one recent poll found she had broad support from voters, as well, with favorable opinions of her from "91 percent of Democrats, 65 percent of Independents and a high of 37 percent of Republicans". Is 37% from the latter group high?
Then again, I don't follow politics that closely, and can usually benefit from seeing some better informed opinions from others. What do you think?
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She's a smart woman and would make an impressive president, I think. Even Paul Ryan gives her props:
For some reason I think she'd be more ballsy than Obama, who is a bit of a shrinking violet when it comes to pursuing his agenda. Or maybe it's just the obstacles in his path, which are surely formidable. Still, I think Hillary would be a tougher cookie in almost every respect.
Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle.
Dunno, in Latin America, the "wife of te expresident" running for president has become a cliche. It does not really work. She comes to power saddled with both his and her issues. In this case, Clinton will have a lot of flanks to be attacked from -too many skeletons in the closet to choose from, personal, Bengazi, past scandals regarding trading, etc- to make her presidency as effecetive as it could be.
Yes, it would be nice to see a woman president at a time when in the US there is so much backlash due to the economic recession, and more women friendly policies would certainly reinvigorate the economy, but the second does not exactly follow the first.
"Lo urgente no deja tiempo para lo importante". Mafalda
None of us are getting out of here alive, so please stop treating yourself like an after thought. Eat the delicious food. Walk in the sunshine. Jump in the ocean. Say the truth that you’re carrying in your heart like hidden treasure. Be silly. Be kind. Be weird. There’s no time for anything else
Hillary would kick Republican ass, unlike Obama, who keeps reaching across the aisle to appease the unappeasable, take-a-mile-when-given-an-inch Republicans. She would be a great president. Look how she kicked the GOP butts on the "Benghazi! Benghazi! Benghazi!" nontroversy.
Biden is too old, and is seen as too much of a gaffe machine, despite being a very effective negotiator. He's 70 now; that means he would be 74 when he starts and 82 when his second term is up. Reagan was 69 when he became prez; Hillary would be the same.
Hillary tried to get health care reform passed, but Obama did it. He got results without worrying about looking good doing it.
Hillary and Biden are probably both too old for the job.
The Clintons are right-wing hawks. I'd like to see a real inspirational candidate for a change.
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